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8 October 1910
Betty Bergson Spiro (later BM) was born in Cork
, the second daughter in her family; she later had two younger brothers.
BM published Farewell Leicester Square
with Robert Hall six years after Victor Gollancz
(until then her chosen publisher) had turned it down on account of its sensitive subject-matter.
BM published a war novel entitled On the Side of the Angels
, dedicated to the memory of Henry William Spiro
, "Dear brother: incomparable friend, Missing, presumed killed, in H.M.S. Firedrake."
24 November 1965
BM died a month after her fifty-fifth birthday, after a very rapid decline. She had Alzheimer's Disease.